The best place to stay in Birmingham
Edgbaston Park Hotel is the nearest hotel to Edgbaston cricket ground, Queen Elizabeth Hospital (known as the QE Hospital), Edgbaston Priory tennis club, Winterbourne House and Garden, Martineau Gardens, Birmingham MAC, Cannon Hill Park and Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park. It’s also the ideal hotel for Cadbury World.
As you exit University station, turn left towards the University of Birmingham’s campus. Continue to follow the road (Westgate) down the hill without crossing over; you will walk past some car parks, which are now boarded up.
At the end of this road, turn left onto Ring Road North and walk up the hill, passing behind the Main Library and Teaching and Learning building.
At the top of the road, turn right onto Pritchatts Road and cross at the pedestrian crossing. Continue walking on Pritchatts Road until you see the entrance of the multi-storey North East Car Park. Turn left here and walk past the Centre for Human Brain Health (CHBH). Edgbaston Park Hotel will be on your left.
The hotel’s postcode is B15 2RS.
Approaching from the north west or south east along the M6:
Leave at Junction 6 (signposted Birmingham Central) to join the A38 (M). Continue on the A48, then take the B4127. Turn left onto Wheeley’s Lane then continue straight until you reach the hotel (on your right).
Approaching from the M42 north:
Leave at Junction 8 to join the M6 northbound and follow the instructions above.
Approaching from the south west:
Leave the M5 at Junction 4 signposted Birmingham SW to join the A38.
Approaching from the M40:
From Junction 3A, head west on the M42. At Junction 3 take the A435 exit (Birmingham South).
There are taxi ranks at New Street Station and throughout the city centre. If you hail a cab, you’ll may need to pay the driver in cash. The Uber and Ola apps are also available in Birmingham.
The journey to the hotel from the city centre takes around 15 minutes, depending on traffic.
Birmingham International Airport is just a 25-minute drive away. Alternatively, take a train from the airport’s own station and travel to University station, changing at Birmingham New Street.
Where can I park?
Parking at the hotel is free – just enter your car registration details into the system at reception upon arrival. Failure to do this, may result in a fine. Parking is available directly outside the hotel, or on the ground floor of the North East multi-storey car park (entrance on Pritchatts Road), which is reserved solely for hotel guests. From there, it’s just two minutes’ walk back to the hotel along an accessible footpath.
Blue Badge parking is available directly outside the hotel.
Electric car charging points are also available directly outside the hotel, on a first come, first served basis. You’ll just need to leave a refundable cash deposit at reception
Things to do
During your stay
Your stay at Edgbaston Park Hotel comes with complimentary access to the University of Birmingham’s Sport & Fitness centre. This is an easy ten-minute walk from the hotel.
To book a class or visit the gym or swimming pool, we recommend you to speak to the Sport & Fitness Centre directly to avoid disappointment. Not all pool sessions will be suitable for everyone. Please refer to Sport & Fitness’ online timetable for full information.
Our friendly reception team can help answer any other queries and direct you to the facilities when you arrive.
There are currently no locker facilities available so we advise you to take a small bag for your belongings, along with a towel.
Closest to the hotel
Edgbaston Golf Club
A beautiful 18-hole course ranked amongst the top three in Warwickshire.
15-minute walk (from £50 per game)
Winterbourne House and Garden
An Arts and Crafts family home, tea room and gift shop, surrounded by seven acres of beautiful botanic garden.
4-minute walk (£6 entrance fee – tickets can be purchased at the hotel reception)
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
An Art Deco building housing a remarkable art gallery: Rubens, Turner, Renoir, Rossetti, Degas, Monet and many more.
7-minute walk (free entry)
Lapworth Museum of Geology
Home to one of the UK’s most impressive geological collections, complete with a life-sized Allosaurus replica.
14-minute walk (free entry)
In the city
Whether you’re here on business, visiting family or off to see the sights, there’s plenty to enjoy.
With free parking and University train station just a ten-minute stroll away, you can enjoy the city centre’s highlights with ease – and come home to a peaceful night’s rest away from all the noise and bustle.
Birmingham is blessed with a range of outstanding museums and places of interest. Explore the collection at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Revisit the nineteenth century and book a tour of the restored Back to Backs. Take a unique tour of the city’s history with a narrowboat tour of the canals.
Visit Cadbury World for a full day of chocolate-themed fun, less than 15 minutes’ drive from Edgbaston Park Hotel. Explore Cannon Hill Park, home to Birmingham Wildlife Conversation Park. Head into the city to Legoland Discovery Centre, featuring a miniature Lego Birmingham.
Birmingham is rightly famous for its food culture. For a quirky night out, choose street food at Digbeth Dining Club. Visit the ‘Balti Triangle’ for authentic curry, or try vegan fine dining at Land.
Find the big names at the Mailbox, or Selfridges and high street favourites in the Bullring. Explore traditional shopping arcades, or discover unique independent shops in Digbeth’s Custard Factory.